Festival of Sustainable Business

30 Jul 2019

The Festival of Sustainable Business is coming to the West of England this September. Organised by The Future Economy Group, the festival is set to be the largest day of celebrating environmental business in the Bristol and South West region.

The one-day event takes place in Bristol on 17th September 2019 and will comprise a free exhibition, a sustainable food zone, a sustainable transport zone, 10 seminars and a gala dinner, all taking place within Bristol City Centre. The Festival of Sustainable Business will demonstrate that as a region, we are committed to achieving against our carbon neutrality targets and are leading the way in demonstrating that sustainable business models are commercially viable and the only fair and ethical choice.

Alan Bailey, Director of The Future Economy Group, said: “The Festival of Sustainable Business will help organisations progress their sustainability thinking; showcasing innovations in sustainable technologies and services and facilitating key networking and knowledge sharing opportunities. The Future Economy Group is delighted to be able to bring this to the city, helping Bristol lead the way in achieving its carbon neutrality goals.”

Keynote Speakers and Seminars

The Future Economy Group has announced Bristol City Council Mayor Marvin Rees and Founder of City to Sea Natalie Fee as the two keynote speakers.

Seminars will welcome industry experts such as Airbus discussing progress in electric aviation, Interface showcasing their carbon neutral, circular business model, the Deputy Director of Climate Change at the Environment Agency discussing air quality, Kensa Contracting presenting innovations in district heating, Bristol Energy and The Carbon Trust discussing the Future of Energy, and Triodos Bank, The New Economics Foundation and The Bank of England presenting on Sustainable Finance.


Event Details and How to Get Involved

Date: Tuesday 17 September

Time: 10am – 4pm

Location: Various venues in Bristol City Centre

Website: www.thefutureeconomynetwork.co.uk/about-festival

Registration (free): www.thefutureeconomynetwork.co.uk/about-festival/#eventbritereg

Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities: www.thefutureeconomynetwork.co.uk/get-involved